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Web Developer1

  • Company: Tangazoletu Ltd
  • Deadline: Saturday 30th June 2012
  • Location: Nairobi
Job Description


The web designer and developer shall maintaining existing as well as come up with websites and web applications for the company’s consumption as well as that of the company’s clients. The ability to deliver top quality websites and working solutions within set deadline limits and specifications shall be the benchmark of performance.

The Post holder will report to the Project manager with the progress of both his activities and the situation on the ground with relation to the business - client relationship and achievement of set targets. Please see for the company’s description.


Duties and Responsibilities

a)      To program according to specifications given and come up with deliverables within time deadline and resources constraints

b)      To document all project workflow and applications for easier follow up, coordination, maintenance and support

c)       To design, develop and implement sound websites and applications to clients with no supervision

d)      To install, configure, set up websites and applications at clients site and to offer support to clients on matters that concern the services offered to them

e)      To make use of project management skills to manage his own job and responsibilities and be responsible for their performance

f)       To be a solutions provider to clients when they require service and web related solutions and products

g)      To be accountable, committed and result oriented as far as giving service to clients is concerned as well as ensuring customer satisfaction

h)      To manage project workflow and ensure that projects are conducted in the best way possible with prudence and minimization of waste of project resources being key objectives

i)        To ensure highest quality standards are maintained within project work and the deliverable


Essential Qualities

a)      Evidence of experience in similar position

b)      Web developer with the following skills:

  1.                                                                i.      Php, javascript, Ajax, html, ASP.Net

c)       Database platforms

  1.                                                                i.      SQL Server, MySql, Oracle, Sybase, foxpro, XML

d)      Experience in using web publishing and content management tools e.g. dreamweaver, joomla, Drupal, wordpress e.t.c commercially

e)      Graphic design using graphic design tools e.g. photoshop, illustrator, fireworks e.t.c

f)       Evidence of past experience (at least 2 years) working with the above mentioned technologies

g)      Excellent team player and willingness both to take direction and use own initiative as appropriate

h)      Desire to learn new technologies and keep up with technology

i)        Ability to adapt to new and any technology with regard to programs and programming as a whole

j)        Ability to communicate clearly within team, with management and with clients on relevant subjects of the tasks undertaken


Desirable Qualities


a)      Relevant course in project management

b)      Good human interaction skills

c)       Other programming languages and tools e.g. java, J2ME, linq, C#, VB.Net

d)      Experience with RAD tools and MVC frameworks e.g. Tellerik, CakePhp e.t.c.

e)      Experience with financial management software and financial accounting packages

k)      Human and project organization and management skills


Person Specifications                   

a)      Hard working

b)      Honest

c)       Capable of working under pressure

d)      Commitment

e)      Accountability

f)       Experience

g)      Project management

h)      Desire to learn new technologies and keep up with technology




The applicant should apply by way of sending an email to the email address:

The application must be accompanied a list of at least 3 websites / web engines that the candidate had developed in the last one year.

The applicant should send a current CV and a cover letter detailing his /her experience in web design and development and referees who can be contacted to give an opinion

Only applicants who provide sample sites that shall be seen to meet acceptable standards shall be contacted.


Email Subject: Web Developer Application

How to apply

Send resume to: